Use of stochastic models to estimate the growth of the Port Jackson shark, Heterodontus portusjacksoni, off eastern Victoria, Australia
J Tovar-Avila, VS Troynikov, TI Walker, RW Day
Fisheries Research | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2009
Awarded by Australian Fisheries Research and Development Corporation
We thank the anonymous referees who improved this paper with their comments and corrections. Observers and commercial fishers from Victoria are acknowledged for providing the specimens, Matt Reardon is acknowledged for collecting some data and spines, and staff of the Central Ageing Facility at the Primary Industries Research Victoria (PIRVIC) Queenscliff for providing advice on the processing of samples. This research was supported by an Australian Fisheries Research and Development Corporation grant (FRDC Project 2003/023 to Terence 1. Walker). The principal author was supported by a Postgraduate Scholarship from the National Science and Technology Council (CONACyT) and the National Fisheries Institute (INP) from Mexico and by a David Hay Writing Up Award from the University of Melbourne for preparation of this paper.